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Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm EST
will dwell in the house of the lord forever. >> let us pray. god in heaven, we thank you for your presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your loving eternal care. we thank you lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering and no more sorrow as there is finally no more sin in the presence of you , their savior and ours. dear lord as we leave the children we have lost in your hands, we ask that by your grace, you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. blees be with them in a special way as they grieve the losses of siblings and friends. life will never be the same for them. and we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go along living their lives to its fullest according to your will for each of these girls and boys. and lord, we ask most of all that you would use us to be a source of your
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:30am EST
of my life. i will dwell in the house of my lord forever. >> let us pray. god in heaven, we thank you for your presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. we commit their souls to you, to your loving, eternal care. we thank you that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering, and no more sorrow as there is finally no more sin in the presence of you. lord, as we grieve the children lost, we ask that by your grace you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. please be with them in a special way as they grieve the loss of their friends. life will never be the same for them. we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go on living their lives to its fullest according to your will. lord, we ask most of all that you use us to be a source of your healing in the midst of their wounds, that you would use those of us whose children are crying fo
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm EST
are broken forever. we bring your 20 new stores in the heavens, 20 new state and angels. those who risked their lives every day, not counting the costs, and we bring to you those who guide, those who counsel, those who bless and embrace the confused and broken, and we bring to view ourselves are broken this, our questions, our doubts, and our anger in our hearts, and we pray for the peace, hope, and renewal of trust that can come only from a god who first conceived as in love and places and hands of compassion on our shoulders, even in these challenging times, so tonight in our community, we ask you to heal the broker innocents -- the brokenness, to replace our anger with peace and are hurt with healing. god, we thank you for this town. we thank you for its people, and we thank you for the opportunity to stand together and not fall apart. amen. now a final blessing of hope through faith in jesus christ from the words of st. john to st. paul. i heard a loud voice from the throne saying, behold the dwelling place of god is within man. he will dwell with them, and they will be his people, an
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 10:00am EST
." >> let us pray. god in heaven, we thank you for your presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. we commit their souls to you, to love the eternal care. we thank you lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering, and no more sorrow as there is finally no more sin in the presence of you, their savior and hours. as we leave the children that we have lost in your hands, we ask that all year grace, you would empower us to blass and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. please be with them in a special way as they grieve the losses of siblings, and friends. life will never be the same for them. we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go along living their lives to its fullest, according to your will for each of these girls and boys. we asked most of all that you would use us to be a source of healing in the midst of their wounds. that you would us
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 9:30pm EST
and then we have a building with god, and internal house in heaven, not built by human hands. we gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. they lost their lives in a school that could have been any school in a quiet town full of good and decent people. it could be any town in america. if you are a new town, i come to offer the love and prayers of a nation. i am very mindful that mere words cannot match the deaths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts. i can only hope it helps for you to know that you are not alone in your grief. our world has been torn apart. all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. we pulled our children tight. you must know that whatever measure of comfort we could provide, we will provide. whatever portion of sadness we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bear it. you are not alone. as these difficult days have unfolded, you have also inspired us. stories of strength, resolve, and sacrifice. we know when danger arrived in the halls of the elementary school, the staff did not flinch, they di
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
standing tall standing tall godly heavens angels above through your great wisdom and power protect the great land for us all be a light in the dark dark starts to fall standing tall standing tall like the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall when we think of the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall standing tall ♪ >> thank you so much. merry christmas. [applause] >> wow! that was magnificent. ladies and gentlemen, it's now my privilege to introduce the speaker of the house, john boehner has served the people of the 8th district in ohio and in congress since 1990 and held numerous leadership roles over the years. in january, 2011, he became the 53rd speaker of the house. ladies and gentlemen, the honorable john boehner. [applause] >> well, steve, let me just say thanks to you and your team and the architect's office and the grounds crew have done a great job inputtin
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 9:45pm EST
was for heaven and for future sakes. let us stand adjourned. [applause] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> the house oversight committee held a committee on causes for rising autism right with testimonies. you can see that sunday, 10:30 a.m. >> washbourne went to harvard law school. he emigrated out west to illinois where the lead mine industry was in its heyday. he arrived after a month's journey by ship, by stagecoach, by train, and arrived in this muddy mining town, boarded himself in a log cabin, established a look -- law practice. he worked his way up and became a successful lawyer. he got involved politically, ran for congress. served for eight terms. he befriended abraham lincoln and you sillies s. gragrant. washbourne was a close confidante. after grant was elected president, he appointed washbou rne secretary of state. washbourne became ill. his family felt for his life -- there for his life. he submitted his resignation. grant accepted his resignation. over the next couple of months, he regained his
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
's gone to heaven, that something would come of it that would prevent this from happening to others? i always wondered in the bible when christ says, sector little children and come unto me. -- suffer little children, and come unto me. christ was calling children to him. he used the word sufferer. these children get the lights -- these children's and family lives are suffering. these were children who had just heard about this are suffering, too. suffering about what it feels like to go to school and not be sure you are safe. staying up at night, being sleepless in terms of being scared of what could happen. that is not the suffering of our children, whether it is taking their lives, scaring them from going to school or keeping them up at night, giving them nightmare's over their safety. these little children did suffer, and they did go on to have been, a better place. it is the timing we have the problem with. far too many, far too soon for reasons we can do something about. so i commend my colleagues or how they came together, led by the community coming together. the community of ne
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 2:00pm EST
, second verse tells us to everything there is a season, a time to every purpose under heaven, a time to be born, and a time to die. inouye's tie. anywa he lived a full and productive life. he was 88 years old when he died, and he lives each of those 88 years to those -- to his fullest. he was a war hero, a decorated soldier who left the innocence of youth on an italian battlefield, where he defended emanation's freedom, even as that nation questioned the loyalty of patriots who looked like him. he was a healing your, an example of the resilience of the human body and the human spirit whose results to live a life of service was hardened, not broken, by 21 months recovering from his wound in an army hospital in michigan. he was a legislative hero, a progressive democrat who would never hesitate to corroborate with a republican colleague for the good of this country. in 1968, when the country was riven by racism and divided by war, he called the nation's nerves with an eloquent keynote address before the democratic national convention in chicago. daniel inouye advocated for the rights o
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 6:00am EST
in the dark for us all standing tall standing tall godly heavens angels above power -- rooted in love. protect the great land for us all be a light in the dark dark starts to fall standing tall standing tallstanding tall like the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall when we think of the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall standing tall ♪ thank you so much. merry christmas. [applause] >> wow! that was magnificent. ladies and gentlemen, it's now my privilege to introduce the speaker of the house, john boehner has served the people of the 8th district in ohio and in congress since 1990 and held numerous leadership roles over the years. in january, 2011, he became the 53rd speaker of the house. ladies and gentlemen, the honorable john boehner. [applause] >> well, steve, let me just say thanks to you and your team and the architect's office and the grounds crew have done a great jo
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am EST
at the interfaith service, these are angels and they're with the angels in heaven now. the work, the response of the first responders, and the trauma that they have gone through to face what they had to face and the carnage that they wiessed there and yet you talk to some of them and they're guilty that they didn't get there earlier and couldn't have stopped it somehow. of course, they did more than we could ask of anybody. they ran to the danger. the principal, the teachers, i mean the stories that come out about the heroism. i remember long ago somebody i heard speak said the definition of courage is grace under pressure. pressure is not really even the word here. it's grace in a moment of terror. the single-mindedness and grace of the principal, the teachers who acted in a way that put their own lives on the line to protect the lives of the children. and let us speak the truth, there were hundreds more children in that building that could have been targets of this madman. so we are wounded, but i will tell you -- and america is wounded, the world is wounded. one of the priests said to me a
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 8:00pm EST
that suffer the little children that come unto me for they are the kingdom of heaven. but jesus didn't stop there. he spoke and then he acted. he brought the children to him. picked each child up in his arms. put his hand on them. prayed with them and then blessed on them. and just as jesus spoke and acted, the people of this country are expecting this congress to speak, but to act. and the first order of business is to make sure that this kind of tragedy never happens again. the first order of business is to ban, to make illegal, to own, manufacture or sell or possess this deadly weapon that was used to massacre these 20 children and these six educators that this bushmaster assault weapon, if we are going to -- just to honor those children who were massacred, make sure that that weapon will never be used again. if we do not do that in this congress, we need to hang our heads in shame. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. murphy: may i inquire as to how much time is remaining? the speaker pro tempore: 14 minutes. mr. murphy: i yield 1:30 to the gentleman from michi
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 5:00pm EST
to it. a, the preferable option. you get your ticket to heaven or go free or get your christmas tree, you get the present under the christmas tree, when someone suggests to you option b is something less than the best. we have the very best country on the face of the earth. we are the strongest wealthiest and powerful nation in the world and they are asking us to choose and go with plan b. i would hope that the house will reject plan b. it's not worthy of this house, not even of the majority to bring this here tonight because they know it's not going anywhere and if we want to move our country forward, which is what the american people voted for on the last election day, we need to choose the a option rather than plan b. plan b is not the way to go unless we are trying to get in second place to countries like china and others. if we want to stay in the lead, we need to get our fiscal house in order and reject this plan b. the speaker pro tempore: all time on the democratic side has expired. the gentleman from wisconsin has two minutes remaining. mr. ryan: mr. speaker, let's take a st
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 10:00am EST
a stairway to heaven metaphor, and it did not work. when jimmy page and john paul jones and john bob burst onto the musical screen, the world never saw it coming. there was a singer with the me like a lion, a voice like a being she, guitar prodigy who let people's jobs on the floor, equally at home on the keyboards. a drummer who played the dislike depended on it. when they initially kept their distance, led supplicant proud america from opening court. we were ready for what should be called songs with a lot of light and shade. it has been set a generation of young people to buy teenage aids with a pair of headphones and is up when album and the generation of parents wondered what all that noise was about. even now, 32 years after his passing we all appreciate the fact that this that led legacy lives on. the last time the band performed together in 2007, perhaps the last time ever, more than 20 million fans applied for tickets. what they saw were no frills and theatrics, a few guys that could still make ladies we get these huddled together, following the music. these guys redefine the rock
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST
bohanan, college acres baptist church, womenington, north carolina. the chaplain: our father in heaven, who desires that all people believe the fresh air of freedom, enable us to walk worthy of all rights handed down to us by patriots past and present. so lead us that we will not take for granted the blessings of our constitution, our laws and all institutions that help make these united states an instrument of peace and purpose. strengthen our resolve, not to confuse liberty with license, restraint with weakness and half error with fuel truth -- full truth. empower and motivate us to cull at thevate a spirit of goodness and a high sense of honor. deepen our desire to practice virtues of conduct that help make our nation strong and deserving to endure. our eternal god, open our eyes today to see that our nation's greatest threat is not all external but the inner thought that we can afford to live without dependence upon you. this i pray in the name of our lord, gee suftcrichte -- jesus christ, amen. the speaker: the chair has commed the journal of the last day's proceedings. the gentle
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
less. that's fair. and for heaven's sake, let's do this and let's take that obamacare burden off the working poor in america that are going to get socked with that tax. and we were told for so long, if we don't do something, there will be 30 million, maybe 20 million, 30 million people in america who won't have insurance. and then we get to the bottom of it, we find out, well, now we're going to have lots of people pay lots more taxes and we're still -- oh, and we're gutting medicare in obamacare, we're gutting it $716 billion, so the seniors will have less health care. oh, i know the administration, some of our democratic friends have said, not to worry, we're only taking that from the health care providers, the doctors, the hospitals. we're taking that from them. we're not taking it from you, seniors. so you don't have to worry. you'll have medicare. those health care providers who have $716 billion sucked out of the system will not be able to provide service to all the seniors and that's why we start hearing stories now, how obamacare's going to work. some say the age may be 7
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
it comes to the age of the earth, there is no conflict. god created the heavens and the earth and scientific advances has given us insight. but i believe he has done it. and i have reconciled that. but other people have a deeper thought. in america, we should have the freedom to teach our children whatever it is we believe and that means teaching them science. but also parents have the right to teach them theology and reconcile those two things as they see fit. that's the point the president was making back in 2007. so that's what i was saying. >> accepting that context, household is the earth? >> -- how old is the fourth, four and a half billion years old. god created it out of nothing. and science has given us insight as to how and when he did it. and the more science learns the more i'm convinced that god is real. >> you have had a very fascinating faith journey. you were baptized catholic and mormon and later to the catholic church. >> maybe i'm a theologian. and you go to mass and attend services at a fellowship. >> i'm roman catholic and i accept the church's teachings a
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
with heaven, a good friend of mine. let me say -- kevin, a good friend of mine. let me say that these are my own personal views. lawmakers have to resolve three issues -- first, the fiscal cliff. second, raising the treasury debt ceiling, which as you know is becoming an issue rarely soon. third, achieving long-term fiscal sustainability. that is deficit reduction and tax increases and spending cuts that allow the gdp ratio to stabilize by the end of the decade. these three things need to be done now. in terms of the fiscal cliff, if policy is unchanged and we go over the cliff and there is still no change after that, the gdp in 2013 will 3.5 percentage points. subtract that and that is a severe recession. cbo and others are probably us are animating how severe that will be -- are underestimating how severe that will be because confidence is very weak. it is unclear how the reserve would response to this. we need to scale back from the cliff. at the very minimum, the cliff needs to be scaled back so it is only a hit to gdp at 1.5% -- 1.5 percentage points at most. if you have more of a drive
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
, and i'm sure he's looking down from heaven somewhere, he'd be very proud of his oldest son that to my knowledge is the first first-generation filipino american to serve in the united states congress. and i'm proud to be part of the asian american community. this has been a job for the past 14 years, having served in the state legislature for 10 years and now in congress for four years, that i've taken very seriously and i've tried to give it my all, 100%. and as i've dedicated my life to. and i want to thank my family for all the sacrifices that they have made to allow me to be the best congressman that i can be. and all the families back home. many members of congress here have family members back home that are making tremendous sacrifices and i thank you for those sacrifices to allow the members of congress to serve our government. i also must recognize and thank my staff. i was very blessed when i came to congress to start my service in congress with a great staff that i inherited from my predecessor, congressman dave hobson. most have gone on to bigger and better things but i am a
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
bless you. you're in heaven, hawaii is better off, alaska is better off but if we done change our ways, you'll be terribly disappointed. you will in the be happy ethe way things are happening in this congress including the united states senate. so danny, i will tell you one thing. you have alaskans, especially my people, my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, that thank you for the efforts you put forth to take the aboriginal people and bring them into the mainstream of life with the help of senator ted stevens system of god bless you, danny. senator for hawaii. and third senator for the state of skea. and i yield back. ms. hanabusa: i yield such time as she may consume to my friend from california, congresswoman matsui. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california is recognized. ms. matsui: thank you, mr. speaker. i would like to thank my friend the gentlelady from hawaii for organizing this time for all of taos honor daniel inouye. it's with heavy heart i rise here today in support of this resolution honoring the late senator inouye. on december 17, our country lost a
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
as a catholic. a protestant goes to heaven and sees a wall. "those are the catholics. they believe they are the only ones up here." chris janney certainly qualifies as a religion -- christianity certainly qualifies as a religion. religion is what a person does with his solitude. now it would be video games for a lot of young people. if you see mean something more than that. but christianity certainly qualifies. this is a big, big day. host: democratic caller from mississippi. caller: yes, ma'am. host: go ahead. caller: religion -- christianity -- only one christ came and he had only one message. talking about state rights. state rights get the routes from the south, where a state could be free to control the blacks. we talk about religion and the republican party. the republican party is against the poor and is influenced by the southerners. guest: i would disagree against the poor. sometimes we do not make their cases as effectively as we should. never yield the high ground of compassion to the left. the number of food stamps that are being given is at record numbers. if we had se
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm EST
open road carried to home be a light in the dark for us all standing tall standing tall godly heavens angels above through your great wisdom and power protect the great land for us all be a light in the dark dark starts to fall standing tall standing tall like the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall when we think of the soldier who laid down their life so we all have the freedom we all have the right to believe in this dream for us all standing tall standing tall standing tall ♪ ♪ ♪ thank you so much. merry christmas. [applause] >> wow! that was magnificent. ladies and gentlemen, it's now my privilege to introduce the speaker of the house, john boehner has served the people of the 8th district in ohio and in congress since 1990 and held numerous leadership roles over the years. in january, 2011, he became the 53rd speaker of the house. ladies and gentlemen, the honorable john boehner. [applause] >> well, steve, let me just say thanks to you and your team and the architec
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am EST
and country done of all the souls that sailed, let not one life in thee have failed. hear from heaven a sailor's cry and grant eternal life on i. today we all bid him fare wind. may he rest in peace and may the lord keep him and his family in his loving hands. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. the chair recognizes the gentleman from illinois, mr. quigley, for five minutes. mr. quigley: thank you, madam speaker. albert einstein once said the world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil but because of those who look on and do nothing. madam speaker, we have looked on and done nothing. we in this body, we in this congress, we in this government have done nothing. not protecting the lives of innocent children gunned down in connecticut last friday. nothing to protect people killed each day by guns across america. nothing to stop the epidemic of senseless gun violence that plague not only our major cities like new york and chicago, but countless small towns throughout our nation, towns with names like newtown, aurora, tucson, dekalb, blacksburg and littleton. in the yea
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
at this and wondering how in heaven's name did it get to the point in this country where people are running around with battlefield weapons and there was a representative on tv the other day saying the answer is to arm educators. i don't need a legalistic education pla nation but could you take a stab at explaining to a foreign audience how it got this far? >> first, to take heart, that politician wasn't speaking on behalf of this conversation. the answer to violence isn't more violence. the answer to guns isn't more guns. there was an assault weapons ban in place that jim and sara brady were instrumental in leading, that president clinton signed into law, that senator feinstein is now reintroducing it, led the charge in congress as well as some other visionary congresspersons. it had a sunset clause and i don't want to get too legalistic. and that was after 10 years and in 2004 and the well of the american public that doesn't want to walk around on streets with these military style weapons did not manifest itself in congress enough to prevent the -- allowing it, it's a passive action. it was allo
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 1:00am EST
this problem. if we keep this kind of language and definition, heaven help us. the other part on oil companies, all these taxes, look, i've been a member of the ways and means committee for 12 years. a numb of years ago, we put in place a policy that says, we want more manufacturering in eric we want to reward manufacturing jobs. so if you manufacture something in america, you'll pay effectively lower tax rates than if you make something overseas. the idea would be more u.s. manufacting jobs. here's what they do. they say, not in -- not if you're in the oil industry. if you're working in the oil fields in north dakota, or the mar se ulous shale in pennsylvania or the woodforde in texas, we don't want your jobs. because if you manufacture oil in america, we're racing your taxes. we're not going to raise your taxes if you manufture oil overseas but if you create american-made energy jobs this raises your taxes. not only does it raise our taxes and cost american energy jobs, it raise ours gas prices. how is that good for consumers and families? so it's an anti-american energy job, pro high gas ta
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 1:00am EST
for heaven sakes. but health care, right now, we have a base to improve on. for the last two years where everything that the president stood for the republicans wanted to tear a part was going after health care and if that would have been successful we would be starting over and in a real hole. we're on our way. it won't work if it is so costly in premiums. so yeah, you have care but you can't afford it. so we have to have competition through the insurance companies. look at me, i'm not running but i'm still campaigning. >> what is the term liberal and the term progressive mean to you? >> it means the same thing. we started saying, i'm progressive right after i was elected in 1992 because liberal was like saying i'm some kind of outlandish addict or something. little by little i started realizing that liberal and progressive has to mean the same thing. so i say use either one, i don't mind. >> so you feel like an outsider in the democratic party? >> no. gosh, no. i was part of putting the progressive caucus back on its feet. barbara lee and i started co- chairing it and i co-chaired it w
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
, they will go to heaven if they have committed a sin against the revolution, they have received their punishment. this is how the system was working back then in the 1980's. is a different type of system now. you have the revolutionary guard officers which are a new generation of iranians. they are replacing the old clerical class. the old clerical class spent its time that universe to agree the new generation spent its youth at the iran-iraq war. also a world war i. the germans wanted to correct the injustice of the past. that was more important than making germany a better country in the 1930's and 1940's. unfortunately, we see a similar tendency among these revolutionary guard officers. they no longer have a religious-based the same with the clerks have but they are using terror in order to control the population particularly, they are fond of show trials. we have people who were the rulers of iran and the 1980's who today themselves have become prey to the system they created. they have become prey to the system. the show up at trials and later confessed being agents for the cia and the moss
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 1:00am EST
or hell out of heaven. i just decided i would accept the secret service and said i will not telling you if you do not tell on me. i put on my babushka and covered up my head and walked down the back stairs and blended in with the crowd going through the white house. i joined a tour. it was not a tour because it was really just people walking through. you got that if you got the congressional tour. this was just the general public. so, i went down. they eventually push you out the front door. you go out on pennsylvania avenue. mind you, my bedroom was right above -- imagine the front of the white house, pennsylvania avenue. they have these big lanterns there. that is where our rooms were. people would come through 7:00 in the morning on these congressional tours making a lot of noise when i was trying to sleep. i imagined my last day i was going to fill up a balloon with water and drop it. [laughter] in the end, i was much more mature then so i did not do it. i decided i would go out. i walked out pennsylvania avenue and cut to the gate. there i was. they walked me out. uh-oh. some secre
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm EST
. for heaven's sakes let's not take away their asthma inhalers. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time for debate is concluded. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 190. so many as are in favor say aye. -- 6190. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the gentlewoman from florida. ms. castor: i was going to ask for a roll call vote. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady request the yeas and nays? ms. castor: i request the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: how many people rose? madam chair, i withdraw the question. the speaker pro tempore: a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proc
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 8:00pm EST
. >> there are a lot of reporters in washington. a lot in the world are looking at this and wondering how in heavens name dated it to this point were you collaborating around with battlefield weapons? could you take a stab at explaining to the audience how it got to this stage? >> first, take heart who ever that representative was. they were not speaking on behalf of of the american public. it is important not to devolve into that conversation or be started by it. every american knows that they answer to violence is not more violence and the answer to guns is not more guns. in terms of the assault weapons , there was an assault weapon in place that jim and sarah brady were instrumental in leading. it was signed into law. senator feinstein is reintroducing it. i lead the charge in congress, as well as other visionary congress persons. i do not want to get too legalistic. that means it goes away must it gets renews. that was after 10 years. in 2004, the will of the american public does not want to walk around on the streets with these military style weapons. it did not manifest itself in congress enou
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Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
the issue of the public option. it saves $58 billion for heaven sakes. but health care, right now, we have a base to improve on. for the last two years where everything that the president stood for the republicans wanted to tear a part was going after health care and if that would have been successful we would be starting over and in a real hole. we're on our way. to work.g it won't work if it is so costly in premiums. so yeah, you have care but you can't afford it. so we have to have competition through the insurance companies. look at me, i'm not running but i'm still campaigning. i'm still adamant about what i believe. >> what is the term liberal and the term progressive mean to you? >> it means the same thing. we started saying, i'm progressive right after i was elected in 1992 because liberal was like saying i'm some kind of outlandish addict or something. little by little i started realizing that liberal and progressive has to mean the same thing. so i say use either one, i don't mind. >> so you feel like an outsider in the democratic party? >> no. gosh, no. i was part of putting the
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
have come down from heaven not to do my own will but the will of him who isn't me. and this is the will of him who sent me, that i should lose nothing of all that he has given me but raise it up on the last d day. this is indeed the will of my fath father, that all who see the sun and believe in him may have eternal life and i will raise them up on the last day. the gospel of the lord. >> praise you. >> in the name of the father and of the son and of the holy spirit, aman. please be seated. irene and family, president obama, vice president biden, i thought that senator inouye was indestructib indestructible. and if i had not been honored to be at his bedside when he died, i still would not believe that he's gone. he was generous to the very end, for he gave me the great gift of instructive closure. i was with him in alaska at senator stevens' memorial service and the president mentioned a courtly baritone, he gave one of the most amazing tributes i had ever heard. i made him promise that he would teach me how to speak like that. he said modestly what do you chaplai
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Dec 17, 2012 2:00am EST
in heaven, we thank you for your presence here with us on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belong to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your living eternal care. we think you lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness no more suffering and no more finally nothere's more say in in the presence of view -- of you. dear lord, as we leave the children that we have lost in your hands, we ask that, by your grace, you would in powerless to bless -- you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. please with -- please be with them in a special way, siblings and friends. life will never be the same for them. we ask that you help these precious little ones to carry the spirit of their lost loved ones in their hearts as the golan living their lives to its fullest according to your will for each of these girls and boys. and, lord, we asked, most of all, that you would use us to be a source of your healing in the midst of their wounds, that you would use those of us
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